Tag: data protection act

News and information from the Advent IM team.

Data Protection – a Brexit View

With thanks to Advent IM Senior Security Consultant, Ian Warren for his take on Data Protection, post-Brexit. The 31st December 2020 is looming large and with the final break from Europe approaching, the ground rush is becoming apparent. Those that do parachuting will understand the analogy; the first few thousand feet freefall are exhilarating and […]

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Think beyond tick-box compliance

“When it comes to compliance with the GDPR and the UK’s updated Data Protection Act (DPA), Mike Gillespie, managing director and co-founder of independent security consultancy Advent IM, says no information security professional should be driving the conversation through dialogue about potential fines. In his experience, this is both defeatist and counter-productive when dealing with […]

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